Cameron County
  • 08-Feb-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Public Works
  • Brownsville, TX, USA
  • $25,462.00
  • Salary
  • Full Time

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I



PAY GRADE: 108 - $ 25,462.00 minimum salary



Purpose of Classification

Performs technical work in repair and/or road maintenance function. Duties include maintaining existing roadways and grounds. Positions in this class perform routine maintenance and identify needed corrective actions to resolve discrepancies; answer maintenance questions; and maintain repair documents and records.

Essential Functions

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Operates and maintains light to heavy road construction equipment including motor graders, rollers, chip spreaders, loaders, backhoes and tractors to construct and maintain streets and drainage structures.

Estimates required materials needed for construction or repair roads and culverts; performs minor maintenance and repair for road construction equipment; performs patching of roadways and pavement.

Installs culverts, ditch work, driveways operating the back hoe; operates excavator for shoulder widening and cleaning drain ditches; operates rollers, sheep foot, blue tops.

Provides flagger assistance when working road projects; works with power tools in a safe manner. assists in picking up trash, debris. and tires.

Transports material and heavy equipment; maintains tools and machinery in good condition and uses all tools carefully and as instructed; may be expected to operate heavy equipment on occasion.

Additional Functions

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED; supplemented by two (2) years of experience performing technical and/or repair work operating light to heavy road construction and equipment; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Texas Class B Commercial driver's license (CDL) with Tank, Air Brakes and hazardous Material Endorsements required.

ADA Compliance

Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert medium physical effort in medium work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of heavy weight (50 - 100 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motion at a keyboard or work station.

Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.

Environmental Factors: Essential functions are regularly performed with exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Exposure to damp/wet surfaces, duty conditions, fumes and odors, flammable liquids and high noise levels.

This position is subject to a six (6) month probationary period prior to Civil Service eligibility. Must submit to a drug and alcohol evaluation.

BENEFITS:

Cameron County Offers Excellent Fringe Benefits, Including: Health and Life Insurance Protection, Sick and Annual Leave, Retirement System and Paid Holidays. Cameron County has a mandatory direct deposit payroll program.




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Cameron County
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